Risk of Stroke in Pulmonary Embolism With a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) "ICEP"


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Summary of Purpose

Pulmonary embolism is associated with a small but definite risk of paradoxical embolism in patients with a patent foramen ovale (PFO). While neurologic complications are unfrequent the incidence of clinically silent brain infarction is unknown. We will assess the rate of clinically apparent and silent cerebral embolism in patients with a pulmonary embolism (PE) in relation to the presence or not of a PFO.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 19 May 2011.

1 Oct 2007 27 Jan 2009 1 Apr 2009 1 May 2009 1 May 2011 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Observation: Cohort
  • Perspective: Prospective
  • Sampling: Probability Sample


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